August 16, 2018 6 Elul  5778
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SHABBAT SHALOM
SHABBAT SHOFTIM
Friday, August 17th
6 p.m.,  Chapel
Saturday, August 11th 
9 a.m.,  Sanctuary
We will celebrate the aufruf of Ruby Robinson and Yifat Clein.  Mazel Tov to the Robinson/Clein families.
Kiddush Lunch is sponsored by Davida and Warren Robinson in honor of the aufruf of Ruby Robinson and Yifat Clein.

  SNL Saturday Night Learning will be hosted by Mindy and Fred Shuback at 8 p.m.  Please respond to mindy.shuback@gmail.com if you plan to attend.

Shabbat Meal
SHABBAT FOR SOLOS
  6:30 p.m., Friday, August 17th at the home of Marlene Margolis.  Please rsvp to Howard Friedman: howard.friedman18@gmail.com  if you plan to attend.



sportsmanship
CONGRATULATIONS TO EVAN CHUDNOW
B'nai Israel Synagogue nominee for the Jeff Fox Award for the synagogue softball league. Throughout the season, Evan exhibited sportsmanship, a bit of talent but more importantly Evan is an all around great guy. Congratulations and thank you to Evan, for setting a fine example for all of us.

HIGH HOLIDAYS 2018/5779
Shofar and mahzor
Tickets orders should be received by August 30th to allow time for processing.


PRE-HIGH HOLIDAY COMMUNITY LEARNING SESSION
Thursday, August 30th, 7 p.m.
Congregation Shaarey Zedek
Please rsvp to hstrasberger@shaareyzedek.org or call 248-357-5544 to respond by phone.

CONSERVATIVE SYNAGOGUE COMMUNITY SELICHOT SERVICE
Saturday, September 1st, Adat Shalom Synagogue
8 p.m. Minha/Maariv
9 p.m. Light Refreshments
9:30 p.m.  Musical presentation
9:45 p.m. Film: "Cuban's Forgotten Jewels:  A Haven in Havana
10:30 p.m.  Selichot Service
COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES

garden tools
Thank you to everyone who helped beautify our outdoor space last Sunday.  Your efforts are greatly appreciated.  Thank you to Sara Kravitz from TKA for organizing this activity.



Michigan Jewish Food Festival
BI and TKA at the Michigan Jewish Food Festival
Sunday, August 26th 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Eastern Market, Detroit
B'nai Israel Synagogue and Temple Kol Ami will once again share a table at this event.  We will be weaving our synagogues together as we weave rugs on hula hoops!   We need your unwanted (clean) t-shirts of all colors  to use for this activity. Please drop them off at the collection box outside the TKA office by July 27th.

Sunday, August 26th, 9 a.m.
Ride to Detroit's Eastern Market and Back
Inspired by gather Krakow JCC Annual Bike Ride for the living.  Register for the Detroit Ride on the day of the Food Festival.  Ride the 55k event (34 miles) from Huntington Woods to The Eastern Market.  Registrations is at 9 a.m. at the  Huntington Woods Recreation Center.   This is an unsupported ride.  Riders must have their own bike and helmet.  Proceeds from the ride will help support the Krakow, Poland JCC.  Questions?  Contact Dona Stillman at  stillman@jfmd.org or 248-833-2527.

ADULT LEARNING OPPORTUNITIES
Talmud Class with Rabbi Mitch Parker 
Wednesdays, 7:30-8:30 p.m., at the synagogue
We are currently studying Brachot, the first section of the Talmud.  Interested?  Contact Rabbi Parker:  mitch@bnaiisraelwb.org

Mazel Tov 
Happy Birthday!
Birthday Cake
AUGUST BIRTHDAYS
19   Sally Soverinsky 
21   Stefani Chudnow, Adam Gordon   
22   Maya Rosenberg, Vernon Gordon   
27   Noah Marcotte, Cary Rosen, Melvin Toby   
29   Edward Chudnow 

Jewish Wedding
AUGUST ANNIVERSARIES
20  Michael & Debbie Balkin 
25  Alan & Marcia Agauas , Jerry & Sharon Knoppow
31 Michael Karesh & Gayla Bassham 

If your birthday or anniversary information is not listed, please  email the synagogue  so we can update our records.
May Their Memories Be For a Blessing 
AUGUST YAHRTZEIT

8/17/2018 (6 Elul) Franka Charlupski, Loyed Wolberg
8/19/2018 (8 Elul) John Eby 
8/20/2018 (9 Elul) Reinald Freedman
8/22/2018 (11 Elul) Ernest Gans, Arthur Markowitz 
8/23/2018 (12 Elul) Alex Kuhn 
8/24/2018 (13 Elul) Pearl Leah Naimark 
8/26/2018 (15 Elul) Rabbi Carl L. Manello
8/28/2018 (17 Elul) Yosef Garber
8/29/2018 (18 Elul) Leo Orel 

To make a donation to commemorate a yahrtzeit, please click here .  If you are a member of the synagogue and a yahrtzeit for your loved one is not on the list, please contact the synagogue office so we can update our records.   Please click here if you wish to permanently memorialize a loved one by purchasing a yahrtzeit plaque.  
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B'nai Israel Synagogue is affiliated with USCJ
United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism.
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